Palestinians call off elections

As expected, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ‘postponed’ 22 May parliamentary elections amid internal divisions among his Fatah party and a dispute with Israel over voting by Arab residents in east…

Israel blamed for PA election delay

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is widely expected to imminently announce cancellation of the first elections in 15 years, amid infighting in his Fatah party and a dispute over voting in…

Gaza to scale back protests against Israel

Gaza leaders have announced that protests along the separation border with Israel will no longer be called on a weekly basis, but instead convened on dates with significance to the…

Survey: Palestinians mistrust and resent their leaders

In the wake of this week’s nationwide democratic elections in Israel, a new public-opinion survey revealed deep mistrust and resentment among Palestinians toward their own leadership. The poll conducted by…